Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 23 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 70 110 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.63% 8.35% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.12% 19.43% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62 91 94
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -3.41%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 463 566 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.84% 42.94% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 406 476 653
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +3 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Dartford -9 11 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Maidstone +8 9 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Malling +1 7 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Canterbury +12 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Folkestone +10 3 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Rochester - 2 £32,500 - 1
Stansted - 2 £47,500 - 2
Tonbridge - 2 - -
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 68 (97.14%) .NET
3 65 (92.86%) ASP.NET
4 57 (81.43%) MVC
5 56 (80.00%) .NET Framework
6 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
8 47 (67.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (62.86%) Entity Framework
10 38 (54.29%) TDD
11 35 (50.00%) Web Application Development
12 32 (45.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 32 (45.71%) BDD
13 28 (40.00%) RESTful
14 27 (38.57%) Ruby
14 27 (38.57%) AngularJS
15 26 (37.14%) CSS
16 25 (35.71%) WPF
17 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
18 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 19 (27.14%) Games
21 18 (25.71%) HTML
21 18 (25.71%) KnockoutJS
21 18 (25.71%) Kanban
22 17 (24.29%) Google
22 17 (24.29%) Dependency Injection
23 15 (21.43%) Node.js
23 15 (21.43%) LINQ

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (1.43%) Broadband
3 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (45.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.00%) NUnit
3 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.57%) Moq
5 4 (5.71%) MSTest
6 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.29%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (4.29%) Selenium
6 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (27.14%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (95.71%) Developer
2 64 (91.43%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Internet Developer
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Junior
5 5 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (97.14%) .NET
2 65 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 56 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (67.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (62.86%) Entity Framework
7 28 (40.00%) RESTful
8 27 (38.57%) AngularJS
9 26 (37.14%) CSS
10 25 (35.71%) WPF
11 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (25.71%) HTML
12 18 (25.71%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (21.43%) LINQ
13 15 (21.43%) Node.js
14 14 (20.00%) MSMQ
14 14 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (17.14%) Code First Entity Framework
16 8 (11.43%) HTML5
16 8 (11.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Social Network
5 1 (1.43%) BBC
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) MVC
2 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (54.29%) TDD
4 35 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 32 (45.71%) BDD
6 18 (25.71%) Kanban
7 17 (24.29%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 14 (20.00%) Web Development
9 10 (14.29%) OO
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.00%) MVVM
11 7 (10.00%) Release Management
12 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.14%) CQRS
13 5 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (7.14%) OOP
13 5 (7.14%) Scrum
13 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (38.57%) Ruby
3 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) F#
4 14 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) R
7 3 (4.29%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) VBScript
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Google
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Thunderhead
4 2 (2.86%) Compaq
4 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) Sony
5 1 (1.43%) Yahoo!